Las nueve vidas de Jeremy
Honestly, yes, it was a bit hard following what was going on, but it's not rocket science. Things can get lost in translation, but I think Summer Robinson did a wonderful job.
The story is pretty simple, Jeremy, turning twenty, hopelessly in love with Victoria, commits suicide on his birthday after she rejects him. Then, a couple of times over the years, he wakes ...more
Ok so, Thierry Cohen's Still with Me book cover caught my attention. To me it seemed very romantic but like the guy was in pain (not physically bit mentally.) Reading the blurb made me more interested so i was like, "hmm, looks interesting; lets see the reviews..." all of them if not most, were in (what really looks like) french......so i started to browsed thru it since its relatively short to some i've read (come on people, we all do it, sometimes book covers can be deceiving LOL).....going t...more
Inhalt: Jeremy begeht am Abend seines 20. Geburtstags Selbstmord, da seine große Liebe Victoria seine Gefühle nicht erwidert. In einem hitzigen Streitgespräch mit Gott verabschiedet sich Jeremy von der Welt, doch ein Jahr später, am Morgen seines 21. Geburtstags wacht er wieder auf. An seiner Seite liegt Victoria, die ihm liebevoll zum Ge ...more
This book is not long at all, easily a one-day read. But its meaning lasts for a long time after turning the last page. Life is about choices. Life is about gratitude, about being grateful for life itself, about living life well and honestly, to do good, and make the lives of our loved ones easier and happer every day. But what happens when one choice turns everything upside down. When one choice disregards ever ...more
On only a few random birthdays throughout his life, Jeremy awakens and has that one day as h ...more
Lovesick fool that he is, Jeremy is distraught and thinks that suicide is the only way to end this rejection. After this attempt to end his life ...more
There was an interesting foreign-feeling religious thread running through the book. It was interesting and thought-provo ...more
This book was written in France, won the Grand Prix Jean d'Ormesson (which is a French book award that rewards a work capable, by both writing skill and originality, to promote the French language) and has been translated into 15 different languages since.
Our protagonist, Jeremy, commits suicide on his 20th birthday after confessing his love to ...more
Hé bien autant dire tout de suite que je ne suis pas prête de m'y mettre ! Le livre de Thierry Cohen est insipide, écrit sans talent l ...more
I purchased this book for 1 through some Kindle promotion email... thing. I wa ...more
Ơ bìa người ta so sánh Thierry Cohen với những Marc Levy, những Guillaume Musso nhưng truyện này liên quan nhiều đến tôn giáo hơn. Chuyện ngoài lề, hôm trước lên thư viện đọc lại Que serai je sans toi của GM mà phải thốt lên "trời ơi, sao sến tói mức độ này! Xin lỗi bản thân không hiểu sao trước kia mình đọc được" à thì, chắc là giờ đọc lại 1 số truyện có khi vẫn đọc, nhưng đúng là thấy sến k ...more